Teach yourself just enough of the grammar and the logic of computer languages to be able to see the big picture. Get acquainted with APIs. Dabble in a bit of Python. For most employers, that would be more than enough. Once you can claim familiarity with at least two programming languages, start sending out those resumes.
Source: The Wall Street Journal
The only thing that matters when picking a job is fast growth—if you’re offered a seat on a rocketship, you don’t ask what seat.
Sheryl Sandberg on the best career advice she’s ever received
I’ve been really excited about hardware recently—from big (rockets) to small (smart watches). Here’s a laundry list of companies that I’ve been following:
Other stuff from the big(ger) guys:
I’m sure there are many more I’m not tracking; feel free to add to the list.